Gift Giving Opportunities starting Nov. 22

Gift Giving Opportunities starting Nov. 22

Silver Springs – Martin Luther School was founded in 1859 in Philadelphia as an orphanage. Located in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Silver Springs promotes trauma recovery and family reunification in a nurturing and healing environment with a quality educational program. Children are helped to heal and manage the overwhelming feelings and memories of the bad, sad and scary things that have happened to them.

Items requested: All Ethic Baby Dolls and Accessories,Baseball and Football Gloves, Adjustable Baseball Caps (Phillies, Steelers, Nike, Eagles) Sports Jerseys, Tee Shirts, and Sweat Shirts All Sizes, Disney Frozen Dolls and Characters, Basketballs and Footballs, Dream Lites and Twilight Turtles, Pillow Pets, Soft Fleece Blankets and Pillows, Radio Control Vehicles(N0 wires), Stuffies and Ball Pets

Aid For Friends serves the needy, isolated shut-ins, primarily the frail elderly, in the 5 county Greater Philadelphia areas, with free daily home-cooked meals delivered weekly by volunteer visitors. Their goal is to help our homebound maintain their cherished independence and to remain in their own homes for as long as possible and to enhance their quality of life.

Items requested: Robes, Pajamas, Towels and Wash clothes, Blankets, Afghans, Sheets and Pillow cases, Pillows

Chester Eastside Mission has long been recognized as a force for good in the community. It has demonstrated this by its food and clothing ministries, basic tutoring and educational enrichment programs, crisis counseling and community advocacy. It also provides worship services, cultural and educational programs.

Items requested: Art Supplies, Toys and Games

Migrant Ministry in Kennett Square works with the year round population of people who harvest mushrooms in Kennett Square, the mushroom capital of the nation. Most of the workers come with their families and live nearby year round. The workers report to work at 4 a.m. The ministry provides warm clothing and blankets, they also have bible studies and provide many diverse services for the families.

Items requested: New Full Size Blankets, New or Gently Used Children’s Books.

Lutheran Settlement House was founded in 1902 as part of the Lutheran Social Mission Society of Philadelphia. While a mission of the church, Lutheran Settlement House has served vulnerable children, adults, and families living in the inner city, regardless of race or creed. Today they continue to serve the newly homeless, abused women and children, low income seniors.

Items requested: Kitchen Items – Pots and Pans, Silverware, Etc. Baby Items – Diapers, Wipes and Formula

Please take a gift tag from the tables in the hallway and tape the tag to the unwrapped gift (or just make your own tag.) Bring the gifts to service on Sunday, December 6th.